Erik Christensen

Erik D. Christensen is currently employed as a Probation/Parole Officer II with the Erie County Adult Probation/Parole Department in Erie, PA.  With over 20 years of experience in the field, he is the Lead Force Response Trainer (firearms/defensive tactics) for his department and is responsible for development and implementation of all aspects of officer safety training.  Erik is certified as a Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor through the NRA, Pennsylvania State Police and Protective Safety Systems.  He is also certified as a Defensive Tactics / Countermeasures Instructor through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC, Class DTITP-203, Glynco, GA) and Cutting Edge Training out of Bellingham, WA. He holds several instructor certifications in Extendable Baton and OC Spray and is a Scenario Supervisor through Simunition.  [smooth=id:16; align:float_right; width:200; height:200;] Erik brings his dynamic, down-to-earth training style to cadets at the Municipal Police Officer’s Education and Training Commission (MPOETC, Police Officers Act 120), Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD, Constables Act 44) and the Firearms Education and Training Commission (FETC, Probation/Parole Officers Act 158).  He is a Master Instructor and Chair of the Curriculum Sub-Committee for FETC, assisting in the development of courses for Probation/Parole Officers throughout the state of Pennsylvania.  He continues to attend trainings including SWAT/SRT, focusing on the Sniper Team Element.  Erik is also the Owner/Director of Training for T3 Training, LLC which provides training to law enforcement nationwide.